The Gift of Giving

Streets and fields covered with snow, a cozy fire burning in the fireplace, a steaming cup of hot cocoa and a decked out Christmas tree complete with a pile of presents under the tree; signs of a classic Christmas, like the kind you see in movies. The holiday season is right around the corner with... Continue Reading →

Who Won the Trade?

If you are a basketball fan you probably heard of the blockbuster trade that sent Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in return for Spurs All-Star Kawhi Leonard and swingman Danny Green. Well, the NBA season is now in its 8th week so it seems like an appropriate time to ask the... Continue Reading →

Ways To Give Back This Festive Season

December is a month full of celebrations. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, or you just enjoy winter, it's hard to deny it's a happy time of year. We look forward to spending time with our friends and family without the guilt of not doing any school work, because the schoolwork doesn't exist! I... Continue Reading →

The Art of Slow Living

"Alright, I need to get from Spencer Engineering to Natural Science in eight minutes. I have a lab meeting from 12:30-2:30, followed by a 3 hour lecture, and then I have to write this paper due next week. Music in, world out. Ready, set, go." This is what runs through my mind every morning after... Continue Reading →

You Should Get A Plant: Here’s Why

As students, our lives are busy and stressful. Believe me, I know first hand. Sometimes food, dishes - cleaning your room! - can feel like insurmountable tasks and the idea of taking on a new responsibility, well, just no. Except... everyone can take a couple minutes out their week to water a plant, students included.... Continue Reading →

6 Steps To Survive your All-nighter

Another year at western has already started and our calendars are already getting marked for quizzes, midterms and essays. Students often find themselves procrastinating for yet another test or midterm, just to find themselves pulling another all-nighter. Over my years in high school, I believe that I have gained enough experience to give advice to my... Continue Reading →

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